Science For Motor Vehicle Engineers

Paperback | December 1, 1995

byPeter TwiggEditorPeter Twigg

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The primary aim of this book is to provide the necessary scientific principles for NVQ students specialising in motor vehicle engineering at levels 2 and 3. Unlike many other engineering science texts, it emphasises the topics most useful to vehicle engineers, and includes numerous real-life examples, with questions directly related to cars, motor cycles and commercial vehicles. Theory and questions all set in an automotive contextTheory followed by worked examples and graded questions to aid learningUp-to-date with current technology

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The primary aim of this book is to provide the necessary scientific principles for NVQ students specialising in motor vehicle engineering at levels 2 and 3. Unlike many other engineering science texts, it emphasises the topics most useful to vehicle engineers, and includes numerous real-life examples, with questions directly related to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.63 × 6.75 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 1995Publisher:Butterworth (trade)

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:034064527X

ISBN - 13:9780340645277

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction - SI systems * Exam questions * Part 2: Mechanics - Mass, density and volume * Force * Friction * Moments * Stress and Strain * Frameworks * Bending * Torsion * Motion * Centripetal and centrifugal action * Simple harmonic motion * Energy * Part 3: Thermofluids - Introduction * Pressure * Heat * Gas laws * S F E E * Fluids * Part 4: Systems - System modelling * Instrumentation * Tools and equipment * Part 5: Chemistry - Electrochemistry * Materials * Part 6: Basic Electricity * Index.

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"...well written...explains a difficult topic in a clear concise way."
Association of Motor Vehicle Teachers